OPINION: In Response to “The Myth of ‘Polite Discourse'”

Judith S. Jacobson | Professor at Mailman School of Public Health Jay Saltzman | Columbia College Class of 1983 In the op-ed “The Myth of ‘Polite Discourse’,” Naay Idriss accurately describes the disruption of Ambassador Danny Danon’s speech at Lerner Hall on February 13.  She confirms that “demonstrators from a wide range of student organizations” violated…

Daughter of undocumented immigrants finds her own American dream at SIPA

Adriana Tache | SIPA Class of 2017 Fleeing persecution by navigating through desert landscapes. Leaving Guatemala for promises in El Norte (the North). Man and woman, in love, finding their way to California, in search of the American Dream. This is not just the story of any undocumented immigrants, but the one of Ashley Portillo’s parents in…